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Cook Islands bans travelers from PH, 13 other countries over coronavirus scare

Mar 09, 2020 - 2:11 PM

The island country will refuse entry of passengers who visited these 14 countries, including the Philippines, within the last 14 days

TRAVEL BAN DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Tapuaetai or One Foot Island is part of Cook Islands, an island country in the South Pacific Ocean. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

Cook Islands creates huge Pacific Ocean reserve

Jul 14, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Environmentalist Kevin Iro says the marine reserve known as Marae Moana would give the environment a chance to heal allowing the islanders to protect their legacy

No escape from domestic politics for Clinton in Asia

Sep 03, 2012 - 11:36 AM

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is missing the Democratic Party convention to build ties in Asia as the US relationship with China increasingly encroaches on politics back home

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves at the Pacific Islands Forum in the Cook Islands, August 31, 2012. State Department photo by Ola Thorsen/ Public Domain

World's largest marine park unveiled at Pacific summit

Aug 29, 2012 - 5:06 PM

The Cook Islands announced the creation of world s largest marine park at the opening of the Pacific Islands Forum a vast swathe of ocean almost twice the size of France